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Jared Z.

Crain

Jared is a corporate attorney and trusted outside counselor to a diverse array of clients, focusing his practice on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, and general corporate and business matters for clients ranging from startups and early stage growth companies to private equity and venture capital investors and their portfolio companies.

Jared has extensive experience advising clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions, choice of entity, business formation, equity compensation, equity financing, divestitures, reorganizations and restructurings, joint ventures, securities compliance, corporate governance, software licensing, and general commercial and contract matters. He has handled transactions ranging from several hundred thousand dollars to billions of dollars in transaction value across a wide range of industries, including software and technology, marketing and advertising services, construction, manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, oil and gas, mining, and transportation.

Jared began his legal career with the international law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP, focusing his practice on private equity and venture capital transactions before moving to VMware, Inc. where he provided legal counsel to the company’s cloud, channels, and services businesses, handling complex licensing and professional services transactions and acquisition integration before joining Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP.

Jared earned his law degree from the University of Colorado, with an emphasis in Taxation, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Cornell College.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

JURIS DOCTOR

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO SCHOOL OF LAW, 2004

BACHELOR OF ARTS

CORNELL COLLGE, 2000

Colorado

2004

Professional Associations

Boulder County Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association

 

 

Teachings

Drafting and Negotiating Technology License Agreements, University of Colorado School of Law – Winter Session 2013

Transactional Drafting, University of Colorado School of Law, Fall, 2018

 

Jared’s Blog

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#BoulderStrong

Boulder is our home. Boulder is our community. The senseless acts of violence at the King Soopers in South Boulder on March 22, 2021, leave us deeply saddened and horrified. On behalf of the firm, our hearts, thoughts, and prayers go out to the families affected by...

Dziewit to present to the BCBA in March

Attorney Halina Dziewit will be presenting an intellectual property CLE course to the Boulder County Bar Association, Wednesday, March 10, from 12 - 1 p.m.  Halina is a member of Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti's intellectual property legal team. Her background...

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